National Grid launches 48-hour green energy regional forecast

It predicts over the next 24 hours, North East England and South Scotland will be providing the greenest electricity in the UK

The future of Triads and network charges

KiWi Power suggests the days of Triad and DNUoS charges appear to be numbered

National Grid to sell stake in Cadent Gas for £1.2bn

Cadent, formerly National Grid Gas Distribution, owns the gas distribution networks in north London, central England, the east of England and northwest England

National Grid joins forces for balancing greener grid

It is working with eight organisations from industry and academia for the Enhanced Frequency Control Capability (EFCC) project

UK has been running without coal for three days

The coal-free period started on Saturday, 21st April at 10am and passed the 72-hour mark this morning

Britain has been powered for record 55 hours without coal

There was no coal production between 10.25pm on Monday,16th April and 5.20am today

What does the National Grid’s SNAPS review mean for sustainable energy providers?

The SNAPS (System Needs and Product Strategy) consultation took place last July, to understand the views of the balancing services market. The main issues identified included: there high number of products which providers could tender for; the poor clarity over what each product was attempting to address; and the poor clarity with regards to contracts. […]

UK gas supply shortage eases

National Grid has withdrawn its gas shortage warning issued yesterday following an increase in supply. It had issued the warning, saying it may not have enough supply to meet demand as a result of the cold snap. The grid operator is currently not expecting to issue another warning today following the withdrawal at 4.45am this […]

National Grid warns UK is running out of gas

National Grid has issued a warning it may not have enough gas to meet UK demand today as the cold snap continues. It is in response to a series of “significant supply losses resulting in a forecast end of day supply deficit”. Big businesses and industry that use a lot of gas could be asked […]

UK watchdog rejects SSE, EDF’s appeal on transmission charges

The competition watchdog has dismissed EDF and SSE’s appeal against Ofgem’s decision on transmission charges. In 2016, SSE had requested a change to industry rules about charges paid by electricity generators for using the transmission system, which would have resulted in them receiving a £120 million rebate from National Grid. It argued generators in Britain […]